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timba

timba(
teem
-
bah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (games)
a. game
¿Nos echamos una timba de póquer?Shall we have a game of poker?
2. (gambling place)
a. gambling den
Los vecinos denunciaron que en la casa de la esquina había una timba.The neighbors complained that there was a gambling den in the house on the corner.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(activity) (River Plate)
a. gambling
La timba lleva muchos a la ruina.Gambling is many people's ruin.
4. (anatomy)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. pot belly
En la foto, Mario parece tener una timba enorme.Mario looks like he has a huge pot belly in the photo.
5. (music)
a. timba
La timba es cada vez más popular en todo Latinoamérica.Timba is becoming more and more popular all over Latin America.
6. (culinary)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
a. guava paste
La timba suele comerse con queso.Guava paste is usually eaten with cheese.
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timba
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. card game
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timba
1 (en juego de azar) hand
2 (garito) gambling den
3 (Centroamérica) (Caribe) (México) (tripa) pot-belly
4
tener timba (Caribe)
esto tiene timba it's a sticky business
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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